PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – There have been no new positive tests for coronavirus in South Dakota in the past 24 hours.
Gov. Kristi Noem says the eight people who tested positive for the coronavirus had traveled outside the state and their contact with people in the state has been limited.
State epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says tests can be done within a day.
Once test results are known, state Sec. of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon says patients are notified quickly.
The South Dakota Department of Health has launched a website with COVID-19 information, including number of cases found in the state, at www.covid.sd.gov. Gov. Noem says the website will be updated with current information by noon each day.